Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Broadway's longest-running musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe - celebrating the songs of legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller - returns to New York City to play Stage 42.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
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About Smokey Joe's Cafe:

The Grammy Award winning and Tony Award nominated Smokey Joe's Cafe made history as Broadway’s longest running musical revue and celebrates the best songs of the legendary song writing duo, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Their generation-defining songs climbed the Billboard charts and provided hit after hit for icons like Elvis Presley, Ben E. King, The Coasters, and The Drifters. With themes of love won, lost and imagined, their songs touched global audiences with wit and emotion. Audiences will be treated to more than 30 show stopping tunes including classics like “On Broadway,” “Yakety Yak,” “Charlie Brown,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Love Potion #9,” “Spanish Harlem,” and “Stand by Me.”

Co-conceived by Stephen Helper and Jack Viertel
Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel
Joshua Bergasse
Songs by:
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Jeff Croiter
Peter Fitzgerald
Beowulf Boritt
Joshua Bergasse
Alejo Vietti
Cast list:
Dwayne Cooper, Emma Degerstedt, John Edwards, Dionne D. Figgins, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Kyle Taylor Parker, Jelani Remy, Max Sangerman and Alysha Umphress
Other info:
Original Vocal Arrangements by Chapman Roberts, and Orchestrations by Steve Margoshes and Sonny Paladino
Smokey Joe's Cafe Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
July 6, 2018
Opening date: 
July 22, 2018
November 4, 2018

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Stage 42

422 West 42nd Street (between 9th and Dyer Avenue), New York, NY 10036
Nearest subway station:
42nd Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal Station

Our Smokey Joe's Cafe Review

If you know how much it costs to mount a new Broadway musical, it won’t come as a surprise that the longest running original revue on the Great White Way, Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, is back…Off-Broadway. And this is a good thing for the audience. It means we can enjoy iconic songs of yesteryear by the legendary team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, sung by tomorrow’... Read more